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APPENDIX 3
 
Appendix 3a:
Faculty Contract Policies
Appendix 3b:
Equal Employment and Affirmative Action
Appendix 3c:
Faculty Personnel
Procedural Calendar
Appendix 3d:
Procedures for
Faculty Meetings
Appendix 3e:
Faculty
Development
 
 
APPENDIX 3a

FACULTY CONTRACT POLICIES


3 - 1     Normal periods of appointment to non-tenured faculty positions are as follows:

(a) Professor:
      Distinguished Professor:
      Probationary period - 1 to 7 years or
      Schedule of renewal(s) will be part of the initial contract [see §4-05.02(e)].

(b) Associate Professor:
      Initial period of appointment - 2 or 3 years.
      Renewals - normally 2 years;
      Final renewal – normally 1 or 2 years up to end of probationary period.
      Law Faculty Renewals - normally 2 years; Final Renewal- normally 1 or 2 years up to end
      of probationary period. Faculty may elect to be considered for tenure in either their 5th or
      6th year assuming no credit for prior teaching.

(c) Assistant Professor:
      Initial period of appointment - 2 or 3 years.
      Renewals - normally 2 years; Final Renewal – normally 1 or 2 years up to end of probationary period.
      Note: In cases where an Instructor is promoted to Assistant Professor during the term of an
      existing contract, any new contract shall take effect after the completion of the existing contract.

(d) Instructor (with tenure track contract):
      Initial period of appointment - 1 or 2 years.
      Renewal - 1 or 2 years up to a maximum of 5 years.

3 - 2 Normal periods of appointment to instructional staff positions are as follows:

(a) University Professor:  
      See Statutes §4-05.06

(b) Visiting Professor:
      Distinguished Visiting Professor:
     
Visiting Associate Professor:
      Appointment – 1 year may be renewed twice for a maximum of three years.

(c) Research Professor:
      Research Associate Professor:
      Appointment - as specified in Article 4, Chapter 2.

(d) Distinguished Lecturer:
      Lecturer:
      Appointment - 1 or 2 years, renewable.

(e) Adjunct Faculty:
      Appointment – each semester, renewable.

(f) Teaching Fellows:
     Graduate Assistants:
     Appointment - for a period not to exceed one year, renewable.

(g) Clinical Professors:
     Clinical Associate Professor:
     Appointments are made for fixed terms, not to exceed 5 years.

(h) Clinical Assistant Professors:
      Clinical Instructors:
      Appointments are made for fixed terms, not to exceed 3 years.

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